Latest Pendulum Stories

2010-08-06 08:35:00

The ROCR Oscillating Climbing Robot developed by University of Utah mechanical engineer William Provancher and colleagues can climb carpeted walls efficiently using two hook-like claws, a motor and a tail that swings like a grandfather clock's pendulum.

2009-09-03 10:43:06

PTB researchers want to construct the "atomic clock of the future" much more simply and more compactly than the previous elaborate laboratory set-ups.

2009-05-04 08:10:00

NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg O'Quin and vocal ensemble iPraize returns to the gospel music scene with a brand new album, AFTER THE STORM. After a long 8-year hiatus, O'Quin is back on a new label, Pendulum Records, to offer a dynamic CD with 15 power-filled songs.

2009-02-05 11:00:00

STOCKHOLM, February 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pendulum Instruments, a company of the Orolia Group (NYSE Alternext Paris - FR0010501015 - ALORO), today announced the expansion of its product portfolio with the addition of a one-channel, single frequency (L1) GPS signal generator.

2008-10-10 09:00:35

By Scott Iwasaki Deseret News Pendulum, known in the music world as a drum-and-bass band from Australia, is embarking on its first United States tour in a few weeks.

2008-07-05 09:00:06

By CHRISTINA PATTERSON "Cultures," said an academic called Professor Ellis Cashmore on Radio 4 this week, "are no better or worse than each other." Indeed.

2008-02-18 11:15:00

U.S. physicists have designed a new atomic clock that will not gain nor lose a second in more than 200 million years.

2006-03-27 09:05:49

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - A manuscript charting the birth of modern science, lost for more than 200 years, goes on sale on Tuesday with a price tag in excess of one million pounds.

Latest Pendulum Reference Libraries

2010-09-16 15:30:25

An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information. This information can include everything from the relative position of the sun and the moon to major planets to zodiacal constellations. The term Astronomical clock is loosely used to refer to any clock that shows astronomical information. The clock could include the location of the sun and the moon, age and phase of the moon as well as other astronomical data. However, it should not be...

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Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.